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Inked Canberrans feature in portrait documentary series

By 8 September, 2013

A couple of years ago I used riotACT to recruit some Canberrans for a photography documentary/portrait project. Here is the result, finally online. See if you can spot anyone you know.

A really beautiful girl with a real sad story. Her words appear below. Tattooed Canberrans reveal the stories behind their ink:

I got my [...]

Bungendore Dronestagram!

By 7 September, 2013

In a nerdgasm of monumental proportions the one eye has turned to a local Dronestagram entry:
Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 at 130m with wind turbine.
*must resist urge to buy drone…*

And there was much honking

By 6 September, 2013

Pitchka has beheld this sight in Civic:
Enjoy… Plenty of honking to be had..
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Breakfast on the go

By 4 September, 2013

A photo has made its way to us causing us to ask the question; is the importance of safe driving practices greater than the importance of a hearty breakfast ?

Pets and landmarks is a thing now…

By 3 September, 2013

Because you asked for it, because Johnboy is a big softy when it comes to animals, and because I’m here for him to offload the actual work onto, we now have Furday.
It’s not Caturday because:
A) We’re not limiting it to cats. (We’re not limiting it to [...]

The view from Mount Pleasant. Images of Canberra

By 3 September, 2013

Holden Caulfield has sent in these stunners:
Hi guys
I was lucky enough to capture a beautiful sunset from Mt Pleasant on Monday evening and thought they were worth sending in.
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Skywhale at UC

By 1 September, 2013

The Centenary team have sent in some pictures from Skywhale’s outing at the University of Canberra yesterday.
Hi John
We thought you might like to see these Skywhale photos from this morning at the UC Open Day. Skywhale’s number 1 fan, Adam, travelled from Sydney to see her. He also went to Dark Mofo in Hobart to [...]

Nixter’s lake views. Images of Canberra

By 1 September, 2013

Nixter sent these in yesterday:
Another stunner of a morning on lake Burley Griffin today
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Last nights storm

By 30 August, 2013

Rioter Rik sent in a short video of the amazing storm that rolled over us last night.
Was up late at night and recorded these images of last nights storm from my balcony.
I shortened the vid cause the original went for over 4 mins…
Thanks Rik!

Canberra is looking good

By 29 August, 2013

Resident mountain man Ben_Dover sent us these shots from on high:
The Pinnacle last night was looking lovely.

Fake spring is looking good

By 29 August, 2013

Kim sent us this pretty picture:
Was going to whip out my easel but decided the camera would do
Got a shot of our city looking pretty?
Send it to!

MartyO heads to Gibraltar Falls

By 28 August, 2013

MartyO sent us some more of his fantastic work for you all to enjoy.
Cheers Martin!
Gibraltar Falls is upstream from Woods Reserve – I tried with my daughter to reach the bottom of the falls earlier this year but was stopped by screaming (daugher) and a snake sunning itself on a rock – we did [...]

Look who has come to visit

By 27 August, 2013

The Rawhide Kid Part 3 has sent us some startling evidence that Spring may almost be here:
Just about to burst.
Got an image of spring, or any other season in Canberra?
Why then send them to

Parking Day is Monday is Parking Day

By 26 August, 2013

Goooood morning Rioters!
It’s a new working week and it’s time to set the tone for your work week by immediately slacking off and looking at some parking photos!
If you happen across a terrible example of parking, make sure to snap a photo and send it in to
Include “parking” in the subject and make sure [...]

The wattle in bloom

By 26 August, 2013

This near haiku in from Poetix:
Spring photo
In my yard. Yellow is the best colour.
Here’s a pic of the wattle I took yesterday at Uriarra Reserve:

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Deck the halls with boughs of holly! The mince pies have arrived!

By 26 August, 2013

This in from Deborah:
Just as we rejoice the first sightings of hot cross buns (usually on new Years Eve) let us rejoice again at the sight of that Christmas speciality ‘Mince Pies’ on sale (and on special!) in August!
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Spot the odd one out in Braddon

By 24 August, 2013

This in from elevendollars:
I took the following picture in delightful Torrens St Braddon this afternoon. I was shocked that someone had dumped their MacDonalds packaging on the ground right next to a garbage bin. Have reported to appropriate authorities.
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Suicidal parkway driver

By 24 August, 2013

This in from an anonymous reader:
Car drove a significant way from Hindmarsh Dr to Cotter Rd on the complete opposite side (doing the speed limit) narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic.
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It used to be such a nice view of the GG’s

By 22 August, 2013

Rioter Aeek mourns the loss of a view
From the seat on the hill. These railings are particularly nasty, the gap is only 1.4m.
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There’s no such thing as a free chicken

By 22 August, 2013

This in from Steve sighted in Supabarn Civic:
“Ladies and gents. It’s bargain time. Free chicken. Yes! You heard right. Free chicken! Get your free chicken here today. Save $1 and pay only $11.99. Hurry now. Free chicken in aisle 12. Cheap as chips!”
And what’s up with the price of chips? Really, it’s just potato chopped [...]

Send us your spring photos

By 21 August, 2013

It may feel colder than a witch’s tit* but nature is showing signs that the green fuse is well and truly lit.
Here’s some pictures of springish behaviour I took yesterday. Send yours in to with the subject line “spring”.

* Any witches in our readership wanting to help refute this ancient saying are invited to [...]

Stay classy Woden. Images of Canberra

By 19 August, 2013

As seen by P1.
I think we can assume it’s not the buddhist symbol they’re going for.
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Just another parking Monday

By 19 August, 2013

Are you ready for the challenges this week bring Rioters?
Are you sufficiently pumped?
Do you need help reaching the the recommended level of pumpage?
We’re here to help, with pump inducing photos of Canberra worst parkers.
If you happen to see, or if you happen to be, one of Canberra’s worst parkers please take a photo and send [...]

Late fog around Canberra yesterday morning.

By 17 August, 2013

I was lucky enough to be near the lake around lunch time yesterday.
The last of the fog was lifting and I stopped and grab some photos near the rowing sheds down at Yarralumla.
I can’t recall seeing light like this around town in the past. Hopefully we might see more days like this before the spring [...]

Light painting by the Lake

By 16 August, 2013

This in from Mossrocket:
Last night Dan DeWitte & Doug Hall from Walk With a Pro invited everyone along to take photos of light painting – using steel wool on fire spinning around for great effect.
There was a mix of Pro’s and Amateurs there, and we had a great evening (pretty cold though!)
Attached are [...]

The path to fairyland. Images of Canberra

By 16 August, 2013

At long last the key to where the Democrats went!*
Rebeccah Madelaide Photography has sent this in for our enjoyment.
Just thought I’d send you a picture I took in Yarralumla at the beginning of winter
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* Paul Keating [...]

What a handsome looking lake

By 15 August, 2013

Nixter has a rad name and some awesome photography skills to back that name up.
She sent us in these beautiful pictures taken “during an early morning paddle on Lake BG”.
If you’ve got some photos of Canberra looking snazzy send them to

A whole load of Tones at the Jolimont Centre

By 14 August, 2013

This in from Madeline. On the Sydney run apparently.
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Precognitive flowers predict spring

By 14 August, 2013

Caf sent us some flowers, how sweet!
Like our own herbacious Groundhogs, the Jonquils have emerged to predict an early spring!
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Lake Burley Griffin at night

By 14 August, 2013

BigKev sent us this stunner overnight, which was rather nice of him I thought.
If you’ve got a shot of our little city looking pretty then send it in to to share it with the world (or at least our readership).

A funny place to leave a Citroen

By 13 August, 2013

This in from Ian:
Citroen on its side outside Anzac Park West on Parkes Way heading west
Left wing Citroen driver chokes on Soy Latte possibly from seeing a Simon Shiekh(?) plackard?
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Road rules are just a suggestion

By 12 August, 2013

Rioter CC was on the ball to get us this picture, but sadly the subject of the picture wasn’t:
What’s wrong with this picture? Oh, the driver of the white Holden Cruze is on the wrong side of a dual carriage way with two lanes of traffic now coming towards him. I guess he didn’t see [...]


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